24 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

24 days in Hudson River Valley Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Troy
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Saugerties
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
New Windsor
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

7
nights
Troy

Troy ©
Troy is a city in the U.S. You'll explore and learn at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Hart Cluett Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Clark Art Institute and Oakwood Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Troy: Fenimore Art Museum (in Cooperstown), Arms Cemetery (in Shelburne Falls) and Stone Arabia Stone Church (in Palatine Bridge). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Burden Iron Works Museum, browse the exhibits of Frary House, contemplate the long history of Schuyler Mansion, and ponder the world of politics at New York State Capitol.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Troy trip planner.

Los Angeles to Troy is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Troy, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Troy can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Saugerties.

Things to do in Troy

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Albany, Cooperstown, Deerfield, The Clark Art Institute, Arms Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum ©
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum

7
nights
Saugerties

Saugerties ©
Get some historical perspective at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Museum-lovers will get to explore Opus 40 and Hudson River Maritime Museum. Explore Saugerties' surroundings by going to Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt), Wilderstein Historic Site (in Rhinebeck) and Hudson (FASNY Museum of Firefighting & The Dr. Oliver Bronson House).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saugerties trip planner.

You can drive from Troy to Saugerties in an hour. July in Saugerties sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Windsor.

Things to do in Saugerties

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Millbrook, Kingston, Hudson, Rhinebeck
Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

9
nights
New Windsor

New Windsor ©
New Windsor is a town in Orange County, New York, United States. You'll explore and learn at Storm King Art Center and National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor. Get some historical perspective at Kykuit and Chuang Yen Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Poughkeepsie (The Poughkeepsie Post Office, Locust Grove Estate, &more), Sleepy Hollow (Philipsburg Manor, Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground, &more) and New Paltz (Historic Huguenot Street, DM Weil Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at West Point Museum, don't miss a visit to Union Church of Pocantico Hills, explore the galleries of New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site, and steep yourself in history at Sunnyside.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our New Windsor trip tool.

Traveling by car from Saugerties to New Windsor takes an hour. In July in New Windsor, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Windsor

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

New Paltz, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Sleepy Hollow, Garrison
Highlights from your plan
Storm King Art Center ©
Storm King Art Center
DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery